Syria bombs 'safe zone', killing four civilians

Schools, health facilities and residential areas have all been hit, making it the worst barrel bombing in 15 months. The United Nations has condemned what it calls the worst barrel bombing campaign by the regime in Syria in over a year. Government air raids on a rebel-held area in the northwest killed at least four people, including children. Al Jazeera’s […]

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Displaced Syrians at risk of losing homes under new property law

Under a new property law issued by the Syrian government in early April, hundreds of thousands, if not millions, of people have been told to lay claim to their homes by early May or risk forfeiting them to the state. Millions of privately-owned homes could be seized by the government in Syria under a new property law. Syrians have until […]

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Protests after Indian troops kill three rebels in Kashmir

Police have imposed a curfew in some parts of the main city of Srinagar and have shut down schools and businesses. The deaths of three suspected rebel fighters in Indian-administered Kashmir has provoked protests at their funerals. Police have imposed a curfew in some parts of the main city of Srinagar and have shut down schools and businesses. Al Jazeera’s […]

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Turkey-backed Syrian rebels advance towards Afrin

Syrian rebels backed by Turkey say they have taken more positions from Kurdish fighters around the city of Afrin. Kurdish YPG fighters who are backed by the US are getting support from the Syrian government. But Syrian militias coming to support the YPG had to retreat after Turkish artillery prevented their advance. Al Jazeera’s Osama bin Javaid has more from […]

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Deadly suicide blast hits Afghan capital

Attack in Kabul kills at least 11 people and wounds 25 others as ISIL claims responsibility. At least 11 people have been killed in a suicide bombing targeting security forces in the Afghan capital Kabul. Waheed Majrooh, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, told Al Jazeera at least 25 others were wounded in Thursday’s attack, which happened in the […]

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Deadly suicide blast hits Afghan capital

Attack in Kabul kills at least 11 people and wounds 25 others as ISIL claims responsibility. At least 11 people have been killed in a suicide bombing targeting security forces in the Afghan capital Kabul. Waheed Majrooh, a spokesman for Afghanistan’s Ministry of Public Health, told Al Jazeera at least 25 others were wounded in Thursday’s attack, which happened in the […]

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